'''Charles Garvice''' (24 August 1850
[Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. [http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101038692/ Philip Waller, ‘Garvice, Charles Andrew (1850–1920)’, first published Sept 2004], Index Number 101038692]
– 1 March 1920) was a prolific British writer of over 150 romance novel
s, who also used the female pseudonym '''Caroline Hart'''. He was a popular author in the UK, the United States and translated around the world.
He was ‘the most successful novelist in England’, according to Arnold Bennett
[ He published novels selling over seven million copies worldwide by 1914, and since 1913 he was selling 1.75 million books annually, a pace which he maintained at least until his death.] [ Despite his enormous success, he was poorly received by literary critics, and is almost forgotten today.] [Laura Sewell Matter, "Pursuing The Great Bad... ]